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Lesson Plans:  Government   Law

Review

Student Election Spring 2016

 Student Election Fall  2015

Former Elections

Fakebook 

Government

Film:  "Unwelcome" from CNN

syllabus

Power Points and blank note guide

Unit 1 Power Point        note guide

Unit 2 Power Point         note guide

Unit 3 Power Point         note guide

Unit 4 Power Point          note guide

Unit 5 Power Point          note guide

Political Ideology test

Ten Trillion and Counting

Bill to law map directions

First Amendment in school cases

easybib

Lectures

Unit 1 (Introduction)

History to Declaration of Independence

Articles of Confederation

Unit 2:  Judicial Branch and Amendments 1-2

Supreme Court

Freedom of Religion

Establishment Clause Cases Part 1 (Government)

Establishment Clause Cases Part 2 (Schools)

Freedom of Speech Basics

Limitations of speech

Unit 3:  Legislative Branch, Lawmaking, and Political Ideology

Political Ideology (Liberal and Conservative)

Interest Groups and PAC's

Basics of Congress

Powers of Congress and Impeachment

Government Spending and National Debt

How a bill becomes a law NOTES

How a Bill becomes a Law (Short version)

Political Cartoon Explanation

Unit 4:  Political Parties, Presidential Elections and The Executive Branch

Political Parties

Primaries, caucuses and conventions

Money in elections

Campaign Commercials

Political Polling

President Basics

Explaining the Electoral College

Problems with the Electoral College

Checks and Balances

Political Propaganda

Unit 5:  The Amendments

4th Amendment

5th Amendment

6th Amendment

8th Amendment

60 Minutes torture interview  Part 1    Part 2

 

Student Elections: 

Student Election Spring 2016

Google Sites Election Website

Election Results

Vote Count

Debate

Take this Candidate Match Quiz

Electoral Votes

Polling Results

Job Directions

Due Dates and Deadlines

Saving on Shared Drive

Raising Money

Money Raised and Spent

Making a webpage

 Stump Speech Guidelines

Commercial Guidelines

example of Just Plain Folk

example of Card Stacking

Debate format

Liberty Party

P1

 

Candidate:  Truan Litt

VP: Jacob Frantzen

Slogan

 platform

Facebook Page

Twitter

stump speech

book cover

Political Cartoon

Campaign Posters  1   2   3  

website

Candidate Wiki Page

Merchandise

Issue Polling

Interview

Display Case

Flyer: 

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

 

Reform Party

P4

Candidate: Calvin Cressman

VP: Jonas Kulzer

Slogan: "Cressman is the bestman"

 platform

Facebook

Twitter

stump speech

book cover

Political Cartoon

Campaign Posters  1   2   3   4

website

Candidate Wiki Page

Merchandise

Issue Polling

Interview

Display Case

Flyer: 

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

Social Media Commercial

 

Federalist Party

P7

Candidate: George Wright

VP: Kyle Spanton

Slogan: "If it's not Wright it's wrong"

 platform

Facebook

Twitter

stump speech

book cover

Political Cartoon

Campaign Posters  1   2   3   4

website

Candidate Wiki Page

Issue Polling 1

Issue Polling 2

Interview

Display Case

Flyer: 

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

 

 

 

 

 

Former Elections

     
Spring 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2016
Fall 2013  Spring 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010 Spring 2010 Fall 2009 Spring 2009

Former Election Final Vote Count

Spring 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2016    
Fall 2014 Spring 2014  Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012
Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Fall 2010 Spring 2010
Fall 2009 Spring 2009 Fall 2008 Spring 2008 Fall 2007
Spring 2007 Fall 2006 Spring 2006 Fall 2005  
         

 

Websites to use for the Political Consultant activity

Exit polling information        Election results 2012    State voting trends    Political Polls   Electoral vote map

Exit polls 1990-2008  easybib   Information on annotated bibliographies  Election results from Washington Post   State  by state

Political polling assignment

Political consultant assignment

Annotate bibliography example

Presidential Requirements and Powers lecture

Checks and Balances lecture

 

Candidate research and fact checking websites

Link to candidates websites

Politics1 link to candidate websites

Candidate background

Factcheck.org

Politifact.com

CNN fact checking the candidates

Washington Times fact checking

US News and World Report fact check

The Washington Post fact checker

PBS News Hour fact checker

USA Today Fact checking

 

Political Cartoon Assignment

Bill to law map assignment

 

 The Constitution

Practice quizzes

 

 

Close Up to Washington

Fact Check (non partisan site that examines the truth of what politicians say)

Truth-O-Meter  (Check out if the candidates or telling the truth or not)

 

To watch videos with Windows 7 do the following

Have each student open up the control panel.

Then open up Internet Options.

Click on the Connections tab.

Click on the LAN settings button.

Uncheck Automatically detect settings.

Click OK to close each window.

 

 

 

Practice Quizzes

Unit 1 Quizzes (Judicial Branch and First Amendment)

Quiz #1: Judicial  Branch and Government Basics  (PowerPoint version version)

Quiz #2:  First Amendment   (PowerPoint Version)

Quiz #3 1st and 2nd Amend   PowerPoint Version

 

Unit 2 Quizzes (Congress)

Quiz #1 Articles of Confederation         PowerPoint version

Quiz #2  Liberal or Conservative         PowerPoint version

Quiz #3 Congress           PowerPoint version

Quiz #4 Powers of Congress        PowerPoint version

Quiz #5 Bill to law        PowerPoint version

 

 

Unit 3   Quizzes (Elections and President)

Quiz #1

Quiz #2

Quiz #3 (Electoral College)

Quiz #4  (Checks and Balances)

 

Unit 4 (Bill of Rights)

Quiz #1

Quiz #2

 

2012 ballot

Student Election Fall 2015

Election Results

Vote Count

Debate

Electoral Votes

Polling Results

Job Directions

Due Dates and Deadlines

Raising Money

Money Raised and Spent

Film that instructs how to make website

Stump Speech Guidelines

Commercial Guidelines

example of Just Plain Folk

example of Card Stacking

Debate format

Freedom Party

P1

Candidate: Dawson Kremlacek

VP: Jacob Frantzen

Slogan: "I'll lead the way, vote for DK"

 platform

stump speech

book cover

Campaign Posters   1  2  3  4  Poster to Judge

website

Interview

Display Case

Flyer: 

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

Propaganda: 1  2  3  4

Populist Party

P3

Candidate: Taylor Thompson

VP: Andrew Sorensen

Slogan: "Do yourself a favor, vote for Taylor"

 platform

book cover

stump speech

website

Interview

Display Case

campaign posters: 1   2   3   4  5    Poster to judge

Flyer: 1  2

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

Super PAC commercial

Propaganda against:  1  2  3  4

Reform Party

P4

Candidate: Dylan Thie

VP: Andy Holmes

Slogan: "Don't be sleazy, vote for Theezy"

 platform

book cover

stump speech

website

Interview

Display Case

campaign posters: 1  2  3  4  5  Poster to judge

Flyer: 1 2

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

Propaganda:  1  2  3  4

 

 

Liberty Party

P6

Candidate: Jaidon Birath

VP: Mikaela Birath

Slogan: "Ignore the beaten path. Vote Birath" 

 platform

book cover

stump speech

website

Interview

Display Case

campaign posters: 1  2  3  4  5 6   Poster to judge

Flyer: 1  2  3

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

4th Commercial

Super PAC commercial

Propaganda:  1  2  3  4

 

 

Federalist Party

P8

 

Candidate: Pete Sternburg

VP:  Levi Sternburg

Slogan: "For Pete's sake, vote for Sternburg"

 platform

book cover

stump speech

website

Interview

Display Case

campaign posters: 1  2  3  Poster to be judged

Flyer: 1

1st commercial

2nd commercial

3rd commercial

Propaganda:  1 2 3 4